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Date Printed: 9/19/2014
Robert Mondavi Napa Valley Chardonnay 2010
Robert Mondavi Napa Valley Chardonnay 2010
(search item no. 119263)

PRICE ON 9/19/2014: $19.99

ratings pedigree (past vintages):
2009 Wine Enthusiast rating: 88 points
2008 Wine Spectator rating: 87 points
2008 Wine Enthusiast rating: 87 points
2007 The Wine Advocate rating: 90 points
2005 Wine Enthusiast rating: 90 points
1999 International Wine Cellar rating: 88 points
1999 Wine Spectator rating: 87 points
1999 The Wine Advocate rating: 87 points
1997 Wine Spectator rating: 88 points
1997 The Wine Advocate rating: 87 points
1997 Wine Enthusiast rating: 85 points

Winemaker's Notes:

Robert Mondavi often said that wine should be restrained - should whisper, not shout. In tha tradition, they have created a Chardonnay of remarkable freshness and vibrant purity of fruit - tropical, lively citrus, fresh pear and honeydew melon - lifted by buoyant natural acidity. Well-integrated oak supports the assemblage of fruity flavors from the vineyard with hints of roasted hazelnut, creme brulee and smoke followed by a long, creamy finish.

Blend: 97% Chardonnay, 3% Sauvignon Blanc

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About Robert Mondavi Winery:

For more than 40 years, Robert Mondavi Winery has been the symbol of Napa Valley. Founded in 1966, it was the first major winery built in Napa Valley in the three decades following the repeal of Prohibition (1933), and went on to establish the foundation for modern California winemaking. Robert Mondavi Winery's mission-styled architecture, with the expansive archway and bell tower designed by Cliff May, has become an enduring landmark that honors California's history. With the philosophy that great wines reflect their origins, Robert Mondavi Winery pursues the fullest expression of the terroir of its Napa Valley vineyards: the historic To Kalon Vineyard in the Oakville American Viticultural Area (AVA), and the Wappo Hill Vineyard in the Stags Leap Vineyard AVA.